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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 9 January 2017

Jan 9, 2017 19:00 IST

9 January 2017. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like Golden Globes awards, 2017 Brisbane International and Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Military Alliance among others.

• This film won seven Golden Globes awards including the best originial score honour – La La Land

• The scheme announced by PM Narendra Modi to train and certify Indians who are willing to seek employment abroad - Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

• The winners of the 2017 Brisbane International Women’s Doubles title are- Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands

• The winners of the 2017 Chennai Open Men’s Doubles title are- Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan

• The winner of the 2017 Chennai Open Men’s Singles title is - Roberto Bautista Agut

• The winner of the 2017 Qatar Open Men’s Singles title is - Novak Djokovic

• Pakistan's former Chief of Army Staff appointed as the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Military Alliance is - Raheel Sharif

• Insurance company that tied up with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for capital support to enterprises- Life Insurance Corporation of India

• A new species of Zingiber (commonly referred as ginger) was recently discovered in- Andamans

• Former Iranian President who passed away recently- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

• Person sworn-in as the President of Ghana- Nana Akufo-Addo

• A new team of environmental police will try to reduce hazardous levels of toxic smog engulfing - Beijing

• Portugal's former president who died in Lisbon at the age of 92 was - Mario Soares

• Former Iranian President who died at the age of 82 in recent past is - Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

• Urban Ministry approaches ECI to allow - Swachh Bharat ads

• The 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas concluded at - Bengaluru in Karnataka

• With this country, India on 7 January 2017 signed seven agreements including defence to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations - Portugal

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